BPAA News

Frontenac Launching 4 New Books

Frontenac House is launching 4 new books as part of their Quartet 2015 launch.  The launch party for Changelings, Two Minds, Niche and ClockWork will take place on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the Memorial Park Library at 1221 – 2 St SW Calgary.  Admission is free and there will be light refreshments.  Check out their Facebook event here.

Golden Crown Literary Award Won By Edmonton Poet

Frontenac is pleased to announce that their author Laurie MacFayden won a Golden Crown Literary Award for her poetry collection kissing keeps us afloat.  Golden Crown is dedicated to education, promotion and recognition of lesbian literature.  MacFayden is an Edmonton poet and artist who previously won a Golden Crown in 2011.  Congratulations to MacFayden and

2015 Conference/AGM Registration is open; 2015 Book Publishing Awards Gala Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets for this year’s Alberta Book Publishing Awards Conference and Gala are on sale now.  Links to the two registration forms are below.  Please return your form by mail or email to Les Bush (lbush@bookpublishers.ab.ca) before August 25 to get your tickets.  We look forward to seeing you there! Registration Form Gala Ticket Form Follow

Shortlists Announced for 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is excited to announce the shortlists for the 2015 Alberta Book Publishing Awards!  The awards will be presented during the Annual Book Publishing Awards Gala on Friday, September 18, 2015 at Fort Edmonton Park.  Click here for the details of the event, and to see the shortlists.  Tickets go on sale July

Alberta Book Awards: Call for Submissions

Award submissions for the 2015 Alberta Book Awards is now open. The Alberta Book Awards will be held September 18, 2015, at Fort Edmonton Park. Please see our Awards Submissions page for submission forms and more information. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2015.   All questions may be directed to krollans@bookpublishers.ab.ca

Your Guide to Western Canadian History with Alberta Books Released

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) is proud to present Your Guide to Western Canadian History with Alberta Books. As a collective, the catalogue titles provide an invaluable service to the Alberta community, and also chronicle and provide critical historical analyses of people and places throughout Canada and the world. The catalogues have been